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Jefferson Launching Database of 100,000 Medical Marijuana Patients: Philadelphia Inquirer

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is launching the mmj.org intiative to collect health outcomes data from 100,000 medical marijuana patients, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported May 18. “There are millions of patients using medical cannabis,” said Charles Pollack, director …

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Sidney Kimmel Medical College is Helping to Make Pennsylvania a Leader in Medical Marijuana Research: Forbes

Pennsylvania is leading the nation in medical marijuana research and Jefferson’s Sidney Kimmel Medical College is part of that initiative, Forbes reported May 15. This week, Pennsylvania approved eight medical schools in the state, including Sidney Kimmel Medical College, to …

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Prince Albert Speaks at Jefferson Commencement: CBS3, NBC10, Fox29

Prince Albert II of Monaco addressed Jefferson’s undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 9, which was featured in multiple reports on CBS3, Fox29 and NBC10 on May 9 and 10. Watch the NBC10 video here.

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Population Health Dean Nash Gives Commencement Address at Geisinger Medical School: Times-Tribune, Times Leader

David Nash, MD, MBA, delivered the Commencement address and received an honorary degree from Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine May 6, the Wilkes Barre Times Leader and The Times-Tribune reported. Nash spoke about the “triple aim” for health care: increase population …

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Prince Albert of Monaco to Speak at Jefferson Commencement: Philadelphia Inquirer

Prince Albert II of Monaco will deliver Jefferson’s undergraduate Commencement address on Wednesday, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in a May 7 story highlighting notable speakers at area colleges during this year’s commencement ceremonies.

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Jefferson Engineering Students Aim to Improve Youth Helmet Safety: CBS3

Four Jefferson engineering students researched and created an innovative helmet for youth football players that they hope will improve on safety and prevent head injuries, CBS 3 reported May 1. Watch the CBS3 report here.

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Stuart Weitzman Received the Spirit of Design Award at Jefferson’s Annual Fashion Show: WWD

Renowned shoe designer Stuart Weitzman was honored with the 2018 Spirit of Design Award at Jefferson’s Annual Fashion Show, WWD reported April 27. Timberland vice president Kate Kibler ’97 was presented with  the Alumni Award for Leadership in the Fashion Industry …

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Provost Tykocinski Says Partnership With Israel Will Lead to Medical and Technological Advances: KYW Newsradio

Provost Mark Tykocinski said Jefferson is establishing a partnership with Israel to develop innovative solutions in medical and technology, KYW Newsradio reported April 26. Jefferson is developing partnerships with several countries and regions, including Israel, Tykocinski said, “and one of …

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Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing Could Help Stem Rising Prices for Biologics: Philadelphia Inquirer

The Jefferson Institute for Bioprocessing, announced in February, will help standardize manufacturing of biologic drugs, which should help stem rising prices, said Ron Kander, executive dean of the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, in a Philadelphia Inquirer story …

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Prince Albert of Monaco Will Deliver Jefferson Commencement Address: KYW Newsradio

Prince Albert of Monaco will deliver the University’s undergraduate Commencement address May 9, KYW Newsradio reported April 25. His mother Princess Grace grew up to become the actress Grace Kelly a few blocks from the University’s East Falls campus.

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